Child Care And Preschool Development In Europe: Institutional Perspectives by K. ScheiweChild Care And Preschool Development In Europe: Institutional Perspectives by K. Scheiwe

Child Care And Preschool Development In Europe: Institutional Perspectives

byK. ScheiweEditorH. Willekens

Hardcover | January 15, 2009

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This book explains the differences between European countries in the supply and forms of public child care and preschool provisions by reference to the historical context in which these forms originated and to the institutional constraints underlying their development.
MEIKE SOPHIA BAADER is Professor at the Pedagogical Institute of the University of Hildesheim, Germany, and a member of the Board of the Early Childhood Excellence Centre THOMAS BAHLE teaches Sociology at the University of Mannheim, Germany. At the time of writing his contribution for this book he was Marshall Fellow at the London Scho...
Title:Child Care And Preschool Development In Europe: Institutional PerspectivesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:249 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.87 inPublished:January 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230537448

ISBN - 13:9780230537446

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Table of Contents

Introduction; K.Scheiwe& H.Willekens Public Child Care in Europe: Historical Trajectories and New Directions; T.Bahle How and Why Belgium Became a Pioneer of Preschool Development; H.Willekens Public Child Care and Preschools in France: New Policy Paradigm and Path Dependency; C.Martin & B.Le Bihan Child Care in Spain After 1975: The Educational Rationale, the Catholic Church, and Women in Civil Society; C.Valiente The Paradox of Public Preschools in a Familist Welfare Regime: The Italian Case; E.Hohnerlein Public and Private: The History of Early Education and Care Institutions in the UK; H.Penn Danish Child-Care Policies within Path-Timing, Sequence, Actors and Opportunity Structures; A.Borchorst Child Care as an Issue of Equality and Equity: The Example of the Nordic Countries; P.Rauhala The Politics of (De)centralisation: Early Care and Education in France and Sweden; M.Neuman Slow Motion: Institutional Factors as Obstacles to the Expansion of Early Childhood Education in the FRG; K.Scheiwe Private Family and Institutionalised Public Care for Young Children in Germany and the U.S., 1857-1933; M.Baader Maternalism and Truncated Professionalism: Historical Perspectives on Kindergarten Teachers; U.Rabe-Kleberg Money Matters: Experiments in Financing Public Child Care; M.Schuler-Harms Basic Legal Principles of Public Responsibility for Children; I.Richter

Editorial Reviews

'This book is a welcome addition to the literature on Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC)...The historical perspective and the depth of analysis will extend the shelf-life considerably...Chapters are informative and useful on their own. However, reading the whole collection has great benefits...The book is an inspiration to explore these themes further against the backdrop of the useful perspectives and theoretical framework it introduces.' - Social Policy